The Museum of Science and Art, Volumes 5-6

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Dionysius Lardner
Walton and Maberly, 1855 - Arts

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Page 2 - POPULAR ASTRONOMY. Containing How to Observe the Heavens. The Earth, Sun, Moon, Planets. Light, Comets, Eclipses, Astronomical Influences, &c. 182 Illustrations, 4*. 6d. THE BEE AND WHITE ANTS: Their Manners and Habits. With Illustrations of Animal Instinct and Intelligence.
Page 11 - GREENWOOD— THE ELEMENTS OF GREEK GRAMMAR, including Accidence, Irregular Verbs, and Principles of Derivation and Composition ; adapted to the System of Crude Forms. By JG GREENWOOD, Principal of Owens College, Manchester. New Edition. Crown 8vo.
Page 3 - The First Class Tune Book. A Selection of Thirty Single and Pleasing Airs, arranged with suitable words for young children. 8vo. Is., sewed.
Page 167 - On such planets giants might exist; and those enormous animals, which on earth require the buoyant power of water to counteract their weight, might there be denizens of the land.
Page 1 - Part I. Is. 6d. 1 . Mechanic Powers. 2. Machinery. 3. Watch and Clock Work. Part II. Is. 6d. 4. Elements of Machinery. 5. Motion and Force. 6. Steam Engine. Part III. Is. 6d. 7. Hydrostatics. 8. Hydraulics. 9. Pneumatics.
Page 1 - The Planets ; are they inhabited Worlds ? — Weather Prognostics — Popular Fallacies in Questions of Physical Science — Latitudes and Longitudes — Lunar Influences — Meteoric Stones and Shooting Stars — Railway Accidents — Light — Common Things: — Air — Locomotion in the United States — Cometary Influences — Common Things: Water— The Potter's Art— Common Things: Fire — Locomotion and Transport, their Influence and Progress — The Moon— Common Things : The Earth—...
Page 2 - Popular Physics. Containing: Magnitude and Minuteness— Atmosphere — Thunder and Lightning— Terrestrial Heat— Meteoric Stones — Popular Fallacies — Weather Prognostics — Thermometer — Barometer — Safety Lamp — Whitworth's Micrometric Apparatus — Electro-Motive Power — Sound — Magic Lantern — Camera Obscura— Camera Lucida — Looking Glass — Stereoscope —Science and Poetry. (From " The Museum of Science and Art.") With 85 Illustrations. 2s. 6d. cloth lettered.
Page 3 - SET II. Forty-one Subjects mounted on thick pasteboard, in a Portfolio. 3s. 6d. The copies are sufficiently large and bold to be drawn from by forty or fifty children at the same time. SINGING.
Page 199 - ... sense and instinct. In the liquids in which they live, they are observed to move with astonishing speed and activity ; nor are their motions blind and fortuitous, but evidently governed by choice, and directed to an end. They use food and drink, from which they derive nutrition, and are therefore furnished with a digestive apparatus.

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